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2019
June

Thunder’s Paul George Donates ‘Super Buddy’ Dolls To EMSA To Help Comfort Children

Oklahoma's Own News 9 reports on how Paul George of the OKC Thunder is making a difference. Paul George wants to help provide comfort to children who are experiencing a traumatic experience by making sure EMSA vehicles are equipped with the "Super Buddy" doll. The dolls are given to children difficult situations which also gives the child the opportunity to connect with Paul George.

March

The Shadow Buddy System

Since its founding,1.6 million Shadow Buddies have been distributed worldwide in 19 different countries and all 50 states. The organization has worked with 178 hospitals as well as other charities and organizations benefiting kids. The Shadow Buddies product line now includes Buddies that represent 31 medical and emotional conditions, providing kids with comfort and emotional support while fostering compassion and awareness of differences.
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2018
December

ESPN 5 Discusses how T.J. Carrie shares the holiday spirit with Shadow Buddies

T.J. Carrie of the Cleveland Browns visited families in the new cardiac step down unit at University Hospital's Rainbow Baby & Childrens Hospital. TJ, who had open heart surgery as a kid, distributed "Heart Shadow Buddies" for patients to have as comfort while at the hospital.

Cleveland.com Shares T.J. Carrie’s Story about his partnership with Shadow Buddies

Cleveland.com sits down with T.J. Carrie to discuss the scar that opened his heart and made the man and player he is today along with his partnership with Shadow Buddies.

Fox 4 KC Features Shadow Buddies 2018 Fantasy Flight to the North Pole

Fox 4 KC covers the 2018 Shadow Buddies Fantasy Flight on Saturday, December 8, 2018. 50 local children with life-challenging illnesses that wee transported to the North Pole and a winter wonderland on behalf of the United Airlines employees based in Kansas City and the Shadow Buddies Foundation.

November

NFL News Shares Story on T.J. Carrie’s Partnership with Shadow Buddies

NFL News covers how T.J. Carrie's foundation has bought dozens and dozens of Shadow Buddies, with stitches across the heart, and he's personally delivered each one to a child or teen who's undergone a heart procedure. He says it's important to sit with families in a hospital, remembering his own sitting there alone with him.

October

Shadow Buddies on KCTV-5 Featuring Brex’s Buddies

KCTV-5 shares the story of one mother who turned her personal tragedy into a superhero legacy with the help of The Shadow Buddies.

Shadow Buddies Featured on KC Cares Podcast

KC Cares shares stories of local nonprofits in an effort to connect them with the community. Listen to the podcast from October 18, 2018, featuring Shadow Buddies and some other great nonprofits in KC!

June

Shadow Buddies Celebrates 1 Millionth Buddy August 2016

Paul George Teams Up with Shadow Buddies February 2018

February

Shadow Buddies offering comfort and hope to children in the hospital August 2017

2016
April

Chiefs’ Travis Kelce plays sidekick to young hospital patient ‘super heroes’​

KMBC News

2015
December

Chief Travis Kelce Named Week 13 NFLPA Community MVP – The Buddy System​

NFLPA MVP Award

February

Shadow Buddies bring comfort to sick Children

Dr. Martin Parks and his wife, Cheryl join the Shadow Buddies Team.

2014
February

KC Area Woman Sends Sick Kids Into Surgery With Shadow Buddies

Larry Moore of KMBC Channel 9 provides a great story on our Founder and her mission

2013
March

Tony Gonzalez Delivers Buddies to Long Beach Hospital

Tony Gonzalez brings buddies to Long Beach hospital

2012
July

Cassel Goes to Training Camp With Buddies Supporters

Raffle winners got a chance to learn the position of QB from our very own Matt Cassel

January

Shadow Buddies Responds When Mattel Wouldn’t

When Mattel wouldn't answer a request of a young girl with cancer, the Shadow Buddies Foundation did.

2009
December

Tony Richardson Delivers Buddies to New York Hospital

Pro Bowl Fullback Tony Richardson delivers Shadow Buddies to NYC hospital.

1997
May

Doll Buddies to Kids

Story on the Shadow Buddies Foundation in the Chicago Tribune

February

Shadow Buddy Dolls Help Sick Children Smile

Here is a story featured in the Los Angeles Times